Hawk combination player earns third straight nod in three weeks.
Hawks wrap up regular season tournament schedule in Buffalo.
Hawks can't hang with ranked Ohio State who hits close to .500 for the match.
UMES plays well against tournament host.
Hawk newcomers earn recognition at NSU Spartan Invite.
UMES Volleyball versus Morgan State in the Dig Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Game (Photos by Megan Raymond)
UMES Volleyball versus Morgan State in the Dig Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Game (Photos by Joey Gardner)
UMES Volleyball versus Campbell on day 2 of the Best Western Wild Weekend (Photos by Megan Raymond)
UMES Volleyball versus Bethune-Cookman on day 2 of the Best Western Wild Weekend (Photos by Megan Raymond)
2013: Saw action in 29 sets (nine matches) ... recorded 117 assists, 62 digs, 55 kills, 11 blocks (one solo), and six aces in 2014 ... 2014 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Commissioner's All-Academic Team honoree ... named to the Sacred Heart University Hampton Inn Invitational All-Tournament Team ... namedNSU Invite All-Tournament Team recognition ... selected to the Blue & White Classic All-Tournament Team ... won MEAC Rookie of the Week honors (Sept. 8)... recorded career-highs in kills (15) and assists (21) against Manhattan (Sept. 6) ... led the team in kills (6) and assists (12) versus Sacred Heart (Sept. 7) ... posted her second career double-double with 17 helpers and 11 digs in the victory over Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14) ... led the Hawks in kills (3) and assists (7) versus 13th-ranked Ohio State (Sept. 20)
High School/Club: Played volleyball for SK Kometa Praha (2005-11) and SK Slavia Praha (2011-13) in the Extraleague (Prague, Czech Republic) ... two-time Best Player of the Year (2008-09 & 2010-11) ... helped SK Slavia Praha finished 5th in the Extraleague.
Personal: Born November 20, 1991 in Prague, Czech Republic ... daughter of Blazena Valkoskova and Zdenek Jerabek ... major is Sociology ... pre-game routine/superstition is listening to music ... plans to attend graduate school in the Czech Republic and play volleyball overseas ... best advice/favorite saying received is, "If not the team, who will be for me? If not the team, who am I for? If not for each other, who will be for us?" ... hobbies outside of sports include movies, food, cooking, photography, and friends ... favorite Book/Author is Dear John by Nicolas Sparks ... favorite movie(s) are Coach Carter and Friends with Benefits ... personal best sports moment is an emotional victory over a rival ... most influential person is her youth coach, Mr. Radek Krpac, because his preparation both physically and mentally ... personal athletic goal for the season is becoming a leader on the court ... personal athletic goal before graduation is winning a championship with teammates.
Kills:15 (v. Manhattan, Sept. 6, 2013)
Aces:2 (2x, last @ Norfolk State, 09/14/13)
Assists:21 (v. Manhattan, Sept. 6, 2013)
Digs:12 (@ Sacred Heart, Sept. 7, 2013)
Blocks:4 (@ Sacred Heart, Sept. 7, 2013)